Daybreak Today Tuesday Morning Brief

Plan revealed for government shutdown, laid off M.E. office employees speak out and a local man enjoys a new ride

Daybreak Today Tuesday Morning Brief
Daybreak Today

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Today on Daybreak Today we have the latest details lawmakers have revealed on a plan to avoid another government shutdown.

  • This deal includes about $1.375 billion for a barrier along the United States-Mexico border that would stretch 55 miles.
  • This would also restrict the number of undocumented migrants who can be held in detention by Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
  • Richard Shelby, the Republican chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committees from Alabama, said this deal has been agreed to in principle. Read more of our Associated Press’ coverage here: Deal to avoid second shutdown reportedly gives $1.375 billion for 55 miles of barrier

Former employees with the Lubbock County Medical Examiner’s Office still want answers after a Monday morning meeting with Lubbock County Commissioners.

A Lubbock radio disc jockey is telling her story after she was a victim of stalker who terrorized her in recent months.

A showdown was had in Texas last night as President Donald Trump hosted the “Finish the Wall” campaign rally in El Paso. Across the street was former Congressman Beto O’Rourke, who hosted a counter-rally to go against the president’s speech on the need for a border wall.

On a happy note, a Lubbock man is driving around in a new vehicle after his coworkers pulled together and raised the funds for him.

  • Freddie Rodriguez, who used to walk to his job at Precision Body Works for around a year, was gifted the vehicle.
  • Rodriguez’s foremen, Julian Garza, said the idea came after coworkers came across the car on Friday and decided to gift it to him on Sunday.
  • Read the full story from KCBD’s Sydney Kessler here: Local man gifted car from coworkers

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